meet our board
The Florida State Society's officers and board members are voted in each year at our annual meeting and board elections, and serve a one year term.
president, caroline campbell
Caroline Campbell is a born and bred Tallahassee lassie. Although she is a graduate of the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!), she has kept true to her roots by volunteering with the Florida State Society Board since 2014. Caroline is an Executive Assistant at Sands Capital Management, where she directly assists the client relations team in virtually all aspects of team management and client services. Caroline also volunteers through the Junior League of Washington, where she is rising Co-Chair of the New Member Committee.
vice president, katherine rodriguez
Katherine Rodriguez is a proud Orlando native who graduated from the University of Central Florida and the George Washington University. She is a Director at DCI Group, a public affairs firm in Washington, D.C. Katherine volunteers extensively with the Junior League of Washington, where she is the Co-Chair for the New Member Committee and is an advisor for the George Washington University's Chi Omega Fraternity. Katherine has been a member of the FSS since 2011 and has served on the Board since 2015.
treasurer, alex bond
Alex Bond hails from St. Petersburg, and has a bachelors and masters Degree from the University of Florida. An urban planner, he currently works at the Eno Center for Transportation, a policy and professional development think tank. He moved back to Washington in 2011 after several years as a faculty member at the University of South Florida. Alex lives in the Navy Yard area of Washington. He has been a member of FSS since 2005, has served on the board since 2013, and is Florida’s representative to the National Conference of State Societies.
secretary, ward p. griffin
Ward P. Griffin is a proud native of the Tampa Bay area. Ward moved to D.C. after graduating from the University of Florida (Go Gators) and the William & Mary School of Law, and has spent the past several years working for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Ward resides on Capitol Hill, has served on the FSS Board since 2016, and continues his ongoing quest to find good Cuban food in the D.C. area.